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Doing Our Part - Cleaning Up the Neighborhood

Doing Our Part - Cleaning Up the Neighborhood

It is always fun to get out of the office and do some good for the neighborhood! For the second year in a row, the Eco Lips team picked up all the trash around the Cherry Building where we work in Cedar Rapids NewBo District. There was definitely less garbage this year - we're making progress!

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2 Billion Lip Balm Combinations

2 Billion Lip Balm Combinations

Yahoo News recently wrote about us on their website. Here is the article:"2 Billion Lip Balm Combinations: My Eco Lips, The Online Business Born From a 10-year-old’s Ideas"By Barbara Quick | Yahoo! Small Business AdvisorThe Internet provides the most vivid illustration the retail world has ever had of the meaning of infinity. There’s no end in sight—at least, not yet—to the number of businesses that can be painstakingly formulated and launched online.Take it from Dr. Erik Brynjolfsson, the distinguished author, entrepreneur and professor at MIT: “There is probably no better time to be a talented entrepreneur… we have a thousand...

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Steve Shriver named Entrepreneur of the Year!

Steve Shriver named Entrepreneur of the Year!

Steve Shriver named Entrepreneur of the YearBy Dave DeWitteCEDAR RAPIDS – After founding two lip balm manufacturing businesses in Cedar Rapids, Steve Shriver has “learned how to deal with the affliction of being an entrepreneur.”It’s a statement reflecting the duality in the outlook of Mr. Shriver, the president of Eco Lips Inc. He keeps the mood fun and loose but the focus on business tight at the company’s headquarters in Cedar Rapids’ New Bohemia district.Last year, Eco Lips achieved 54 percent sales growth, one of the best performances in the company’s 11-year history. In that same year, Mr. Shriver led...

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Eco Tints Relaunch - New Formula is Better Than Ever!

Eco Tints Relaunch - New Formula is Better Than Ever!

Sleek Oval Tube Packaging and Improved Formula, now Fair Trade Certified™Cedar Rapids, Iowa (June 2, 2014) Eco-beauties everywhere will be delighted with these new and improved Eco Tints from Eco Lips. Fair Trade Certified™ Organic Cocoa Butter, Fair Trade Certified™ Organic Coconut Oil, Organic Argan Oil and Aloe Vera harmonize with natural earth minerals to provide a smooth glide and a beautiful shimmering glow.Sleek, black oval tube packaging is more modern in design and helps to improve precision during application. Additionally, organic vanilla and essential oil of peppermint adds to the appeal of these new tinted lip balms. The stylish...

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Eco Lips Expands their Bee Free® Lip Balm

Eco Lips Expands their Bee Free® Lip Balm

Vegan interest grows driving higher demand in Personal Care.Cedar Rapids, Iowa (April 7, 2015) According to a Harris Interactive study commissioned by the Vegetarian Resource Group in 2014, there are approximately 8 million Americans who consider themselves to be vegan, and the interest continues to grow. Consumers are looking at their personal care products and Eco Lips is meeting them at the shelf with more vegan lip balm options. Instead of using beeswax, which is considered an “animal product” to most vegans, Eco Lips Bee Free® lip balms combine plant derived candelilla wax with organic, Fair Trade Certified™ cocoa butter...

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